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Democrat brings congressional campaign to Hudson
Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Left of Center managers for selling alleged drug paraphernalia
Bike coalition hopes to develop new trails; connect to river crossing loop
School board considers selling UU property; report says site isn't suitable for large school
DATCP warns of court-case scam; 14-year-old suspected of killing Ashland man; More state news
crime and courts
Raider girls' basketball team picks up first win
Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Rodgers hasn’t been cleared to play Sunday…
Raider girls' hockey team splits games up north
Raider boys skate past Menomonie
Wrestlers open the season strong
Gladsome Tidings fill the air
Dancing Christmas lights bring visitors to Aldro Road
Ringing at Walgreens
Concert set for St. Pat's
Cookie walk is Saturday
arts and entertainment
Richard "Rick" Raley, 74
Bernie Helen Singerhouse, 81
Jeanne Akers, 55
M/Sgt. David A. Benoy, 73
Donna Scarborough, 88
Margaret's Musings: Giving thanks and more insurance challenges
Our View: Drive carefully and smart during the holidays
Randy's Ramblings: St. Patrick Church is making a difference in a Guatemalan community
Our View: Now is the time to consider running for local government position
Day by Day: Sometimes it is a challenge but I’m thankful and then some
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 11/25/13 Special Meeting Minutes
FORECLOSURE: BAC Home Loans v. Gregg A. Wettleson, Case No. 11-CV-31
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Marion L. Barker Estate; Case No. 13PR94
NOTICE TO CREDITORS - SUMMARY ASSIGNMENT: John A. Schloe; Case No. 13PR95
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2013 Wildlife Crop Damage Assessment Deadline
December 18, 2013
Glenwood City incumbents keep offices in recall elections sparked by frac sand
The mayor garnered a 43-vote margin Tuesday, while two city council members held onto razor-thin leads in Glenwood City recall elections sparked...
news / business
December 18, 2013 - 10:36am
December 17, 2013
Frac mining company fined $200,000 for polluting stream; Durand couple loses court fight over tourist train; 11 more state news briefs
TREMPEALEAU COUNTY --For the first time, a frac-sand mining company in western Wisconsin is paying a large fine for causing pollution. The state Department of Justice said yesterday that Preferred Sands of Pennsylvania will pay $200,000 for causing mud to flow into a stream and...
news / crime and courts
December 17, 2013 - 10:17am
November 4, 2013
No personal info ‘compromised’ from weekend local bank scam
First National Bank of River Falls was targeted in a phishing scam Sunday. President and CEO Jeff Johnson said local police have been informed and that there’s been “no data breach into our customer information server.” A large number of people in the area reported getting...
news / business
November 4, 2013 - 9:39am
September 23, 2013
From arts and crafts to language, lodge promotes Norwegian culture
Over 100 years ago, the organization was founded to help Norwegian immigrants facing financial hardships in their new country. Today the area...
life / arts and entertainment
September 23, 2013 - 1:50pm
July 19, 2013
UPDATE: Autopsy report released in death of Isaiah Theis
The Polk County Sheriff's office has released preliminary autopsy findings related to the death of Isaiah Theis, the 2-year-old boy from Centuria, Wis. who died earlier this week. According to the autopsy, completed by the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office in Ramsey, Minn., the...
news / region
July 19, 2013 - 1:07pm
September 7, 2012
Blane Klemek column: Wild rice is one of Minnesota’s great gifts
By Blane Klemek Twenty-three years ago I canoed the upper Mississippi River for the first time. It was early October on a glorious blue-sky day with brightly colored fall foliage everywhere throughout the adjacent forests. Numerous and nearly impenetrable stands of cattails often...
news / outdoors
September 7, 2012 - 6:17pm
Fall begins to show its color
Pioneer and Wire Reports ST. PAUL – The leaves are just beginning to change color in Minnesota, including in the Northwoods. The state Department of Natural Resources posted its first online fall color report of the season Thursday, according to the Associated Press. The report...
September 7, 2012 - 2:48am
August 31, 2012
Minnesotans fortunate to have four major biomes
I remember the first time I spent a few days in the beautiful bluff country of southeast Minnesota. It was about nine years ago. I was able to take a little time from business and explore some of the grandeur of this lovely part of the state by driving the countryside and visiting...
news / outdoors
August 31, 2012 - 5:53pm
August 29, 2012
Fire danger mounts; Burn ban implemented as weather intensifies risk of fire
BEMIDJI – With temperatures in the high 80s and winds gusting at 12 mph Wednesday, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shut down all burning permits in much of the Northwoods. “Our burning indices are in the extreme or very high categories so the likelihood of an escaped...
news / local
August 29, 2012 - 11:46pm
August 28, 2012
Helga Township: No charges, attorney affirms
HELGA TOWNSHIP – The Hubbard County attorney has reaffirmed his position that criminal charges are not being pursued against a former Helga Township board member. County Attorney Donovan Dearstyne sent a letter Aug. 22 to the Helga town board stating that his previous decision...
news / local
August 28, 2012 - 9:34pm
Hubbard County warrant issued against Bemidji woman for gaming violations
By Sarah smith, Forum Communications A warrant has been issued for a Bemidji woman charged with gaming violations in Hubbard County. Dawn Gail Marie Carlson, 28, failed to show up for a court appearance Aug. 20 in Hubbard County District Court, so a warrant was issued. ...
news / local
August 28, 2012 - 7:32pm
August 25, 2012
Pioneer Previews for August 26
By GRACE GOUKER email@example.com Local singer-songwriter Lance Benson will perform today at the Lake Bemidji State Park Amphitheater for the final installment of the park’s Summer Concert Series. Concert admission is free. A vehicle permit is required to enter the park....
August 25, 2012 - 11:31pm
August 24, 2012
SHIP holds food service training
BEMIDJI – The Statewide Health Improvement Program hosted school food service training Aug. 14 at Bemidji High School. The training, which...
August 24, 2012 - 5:53pm
IDEA Competition applications open Sept. 1
BEMIDJI — Sept. 1 marks the beginning of the fifth year of the IDEA Competition. In the past four years, nearly $250,000 has been awarded to Northwest Minnesota entrepreneurs. The purpose of the competition is to assist the most promising local entrepreneurs in the commercialization...
August 24, 2012 - 5:40pm
Area experiences dry summer
By Molly Miron Special to the Pioneer BEMIDJI – Northern Minnesota hasn’t suffered the record drought of other Midwest venues, but the lack...
news / local
August 24, 2012 - 1:49am